News file for: Neuroscience Research Australia
Researchers have discovered that an enzyme known for generating toxic brain plaques in Alzheimer’s disease also affects learning and memory through another mechanism.
An Australian study has shown increased inflammation in the brains of people with schizophrenia, tightening the link between immune function and schizophrenia.
Scientists have observed clinical and biomarker changes in the spinal fluid and brain of Alzheimer’s patients up to 25 years before they show any clinical symptoms.
Researchers have found that people suffering from depression are more likely to fall, pointing to a complex relationship between mental illness, a sense of balance, and falling in older people.
New research from Australia is challenging the widely held view that emotions and feelings are the domain of only the right hemisphere.
A new study has found that low vitamin D levels are associated with an increased risk of falls in the elderly, particularly in men.